6 Dec 2018

HMIS Officer (CHASP Project)

Job Description

 

TITLE :HMIS Officer (CHASP Project)– Somali National Only

Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children’s lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.

We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises.

Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with 15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office. We’re changing to become more efficient, more aligned, a better partner, a stronger advocate, a magnet for world-class people and relevant for the 21st century.

Role Purpose:

Under the general guidance of health project manager, the HMIS officer will take the overall responsibility of the day-to-day implementation of the HMIS components in health programme activities in the 6 districts of Bari districts – by leading coordination of information management activities with the MOH staffs at the health facilities and working closely with the district health management team. Organise M&E activities and assist in the management of monitoring information, in order to support the delivery of high quality, effective health and nutrition programme.

Contract Duration: One Year.

Location: Bosaso

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Essential

  • Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values and principles.
  • Experience in Ministry of Health information system management at all health care levels (district hospital, health centre and primary health unit)
  • University degree in social sciences/Statistics/Computer Science/another relevant field, or equivalent experience.
  • Training in Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Three or more years’ experience in data collection, collation, analysis, and report writing.
  • Strong organisational and analytical skills and ability to work well under pressure and with minimal supervision.
  • Strong interpersonal and community mobilisation skills.
  • Highly motivated, and flexible.
  • Excellent computer skills particularly in Access, SPSS, EPI Info and Excel
  • Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.

 

Desirable

  • Demonstrated understanding of primary health care and M&E in humanitarian programmes
  • Experience working in the Region

Desirable:

  • Previous experience working in similar situations and understanding of the international humanitarian system.
  • Knowledge and experience in Child Right Programming approach
  • Knowledge of the Somalia health system
  • Qualified health scientist with primary health care/community health care experience
  • Experience in child survival and safe motherhood interventions with international NGOs

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Employment is subject to our Child protection standards including background checks and adherence to our Child Safeguarding Policy

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent.

Interested and qualified applicants can view the profile and apply for this position through thebelow URLs:

https://stcuk.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=180000B9&lang=en

Closing Date will be 16th Dec 2018

Disclaimer:

Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents

TITLE: HMIS Officer SCISOM/PL
TEAM/PROGRAMME: Health

 

LOCATION: Bosaso

 

GRADE: 4 CONTRACT LENGTH: 12 months

 

CHILD SAFEGUARDING:

 

Level 3:  the role holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work in country programs; or are visiting country programs; ore because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.

 

ROLE PURPOSE:

 

Under the general guidance of health project manager, the HMIS officer will take the overall responsibility of the day-to-day implementation of the HMIS components in health programme activities in the 6 districts of Bari districts – by leading coordination of information management activities with the MOH staffs at the health facilities and working closely with the district health management team. Organise M&E activities and assist in the management of monitoring information, in order to support the delivery of high quality, effective health and nutrition programme.

 

SCOPE OF ROLE: HMIS Officer

Reports to: Health project Manager

Dimensions: Save the Children works in 4 regions in Somalia/Land with a current staff complement of approximately 600  staff.

Number of direct reports: None

 

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:

  • Along with the Health Manager , ensure effective start up, management, implementation, monitoring, reporting and evaluation of the project, as it pertains to specific HMIS  -M&E matters
  • Develop comprehensive training plan, and accordingly organize HMIS training for the MOH staff at the health facilities.
  • Provide on the job training for the MOH health facilities staffs on the HMIS data collection, data entry and facility reporting
  • Support the collection and review of health facilities  information, identifying potential gaps and inconsistencies, through supportive supervision to selected health facilities, and quarterly data review and feedback meetings with facility staff and MoH counterparts.(Data management).
  • Participate in any consultative processes around HMIS roll out in Puntland and collaborate with District and Regional HMIS officers(coordination)
  • Organize training on the HMIS system for medical and non-medical staff(capacity building)
  • Prepare and submit timely and regular reports to Project Manager on the achievements and progress of the HMIS aspects of the HSSMCH project
  • Conduct regular Assessments and Reviews of HMIS/M&E activities of the project.
  • Support the development and implementation of clear, practical M&E plans.
  • Support health and nutrition outreach teams – through regular meetings and on the job support – to gather, collate, and analyse monitoring data, as well as to report on findings from monitoring activities.
  • Participate in the development of templates and guidelines for data gathering, collation and reporting in liaison with programme managers and coordinators.
  • Coordinate and share learning related to M&E practices at the health facilities and community levels.

Information Management and reporting

  • Set in place Data Quality dimensions to ensure that data used for analysis is of high integrity.
  • Collate accurate and timely top-line output data from all programmes (to feed into central data base).
  • Manage and update the filing system of projects as per the merlin / Save the Children M&E Policy
  • Co-ordinate the production of progress reports as per the reporting schedules, in collaboration with programme teams.

Accountability, communications and training         

  • Work with programme teams to ensure that information relating to Save the Children and  activities is shared widely within communities in which we are working and provide for their participation and feedback in line with relevant guidelines and frameworks.
  • Facilitate M&E meetings, share M&E guidance and deliver training and capacity building in order to ensure that monitoring activities are conducted effectively and according to agreed guidelines and procedures.
  • Work with programme staff to ensure learning is shared across programme sectors and with head office and fed into the planning and programme design
COMPETENCIES AND BEHAVIOURS

Delivering Results (Skilled)

 

 Delivers timely and appropriate results using available resources

 Takes responsibility for their work and its impact on others

 Plans, prioritizes and performs tasks well without needing direct supervision

 Understands the link between their work and the organisation’s objectives

 

Problem Solving & Decision Making (Skilled)

 Gathers the right information and uses critical thinking to make effective and timely decisions

 Knows when to involve others in a decision

 Simplifies processes and procedures wherever possible

 

Applying Technical & Professional Expertise (Skilled)

 Delivers work that reflects a good knowledge and application of technical and professional standards

 Keeps up to date with trends in their work area

 Maintains ethical and professional behaviour in accordance with relevant codes of conducts

 

Working Effectively With Others (Skilled)

 Actively listens to new and different perspectives and experiences of those they work with

 Proactively supports team members and trusts their capabilities

 Demonstrates understanding of their skills and how they complement those of others within diverse teams and groups

 Clarifies their role and responsibilities within the team to maximize impact.

 

Communicating With Impact (Skilled)

 Ensures communications are concise and well-structured

 Shares appropriate relevant and timely information with others

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Essential

·         Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values and principles.

·         Experience in Ministry of Health information system management at all health care levels (district hospital, health centre and primary health unit)

·         University degree in social sciences/Statistics/Computer Science/another relevant field, or equivalent experience.

·         Training in Monitoring and Evaluation

·         Three or more years’ experience in data collection, collation, analysis, and report writing.

·         Strong organisational and analytical skills and ability to work well under pressure and with minimal supervision.

·         Strong interpersonal and community mobilisation skills.

·         Highly motivated, and flexible.

·         Excellent computer skills particularly in Access, SPSS, EPI Info and Excel

·         Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.

 

Desirable

  • Demonstrated understanding of primary health care and M&E in humanitarian programmes
  • Experience working in the Region

 

CHILD SAFEGUARING POLICY:

 

Any employee, consultant, contractor or the supplier undertaking an activity on behalf of SCI must sign the Child Safeguarding – [Declaration of Acceptance  Form] and comply with the SCI’s Child Safeguarding Policy which is a statement of SCI’s commitment to preventing abuse and protecting children with whom it comes into contact.

This extends not only to children with whom SCI and its partners work directly, but also includes children whom staff are responsible for.  SCI believes that the situation of children must be improved through the promotion of their rights supported and demonstrated by all members of staff. Save the Children International’s Code of Conduct sets out the standards which all staff members must adhere to.

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent.

Interested and qualified applicants can view the profile and apply for this position through the below URLs:

https://stcuk.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=180000B9&lang=en

 

Closing Date will be 16th Dec 2018

 


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